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The Season 49 cast and crew.

Sesame Street's 49th season will premiere on HBO. Primary production started the week of October 16, 2017, and wrapped on December 15. The season's main curriculum goal will be different forms of play.[1]

Guest stars who visited the set for the season include Jack Antonoff, Chance the Rapper, Andy Grammer, Whoopi Goldberg, Tiffany Haddish, Zoë Kravitz, Keegan-Michael Key, Kate Micucci, Bill Nye, Patton Oswalt, Questlove, Allison Williams, and Wil Wheaton.

Cast members appearing in street scenes for the season include Suki Lopez (Nina), Alan Muraoka (Alan) and Chris Knowings (Chris). This marks the first season with Peter Linz taking over as Ernie.

The second season of Matt Vogel's web-series, "Below the Frame," was produced during the production of Season 49.

This is also the first time since Season 32 that Zoe is seen without her tutu.



  1. SESAME STREET: An Inside look at TIFF Festival 2017

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